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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

LOT 8

COMPAGNIE M. NORMANT, CHINESE MARKET STRIKING CLOCK, BRONZE

Very fine and rare painted wood panel, ormolu and chiselled gilded bonze, 2-day going, key-winding, "Chinoiserie" small mantel clock, in the shape of a neo-classical architecture surmounted by a Chinese character smoking his pipe, with hour and half-hour striking on a bell; made for the Chinese market. Silver colour dial with Chinese characters; gilded metal "Chinese" hands.

Brand Compagnie M. Normant, France

Year circa 1850-1880

Caliber small brass, circular Paris-type, with two going barrels, anchor escapement, spring suspension and pendulum

Dimensions 30.5 x 21.2 x 13 cm.

Signature movement

Accessories a pair of candlesticks “à deux feux” (23.9 x 15.2x 12.2 cm.)

CHF 1,200 - 1,500

USD 1,250 - 1,600 / HKD 10,000 - 12,000

Sold: CHF 3,125


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-6-8-10

Good

Slightly oxidized

Slightly scratched

Patinated

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original